Unformatted text preview: 3. All tour guides are required to have an active license from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs; $50 for a two- year license. Almost all large or mid- sized tour companies will check to make sure you are licensed. Some let their licenses lapse mainly because lack of funds. It depends on which travel agencies you decided to book. Most tour guides in large travel agencies have licensed guides. There are two classes of license: 1. International travel 2. Domestic Travel. To be eligible, one must be 18 years or older, be considered fit and proper for the purposes of the license, ensure the manager of the business has the necessary educational qualifications and experience and an eligible to be a memer of the Travel Compensation Fund. In order to apply, must make two applications, one to NSW Fair Trading and the other to the trustees of the Travel Compensation Fund....
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- Spring '08
- Chinese, Travel Compensation Fund